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This Week in Task Forces

"Following other issues with administrators and faculty members that have come to light over the past several months, the University created a task force...

Sister Lovers

Making a case for Meg, Beth, or Amy March takes imagination, generosity of spirit, fortitude. Making a case for Jo requires no such talents....

About Your New Anne of Green Gables, I Have Concerns

Monday greeted us with the discovery that there is to be a new Anne of Green Gables TV series, and while I am typically...

Your Favorite Band Sucks

Few pleasures are as intoxicating as arguing with the people you love.  I’m not talking about fighting--not about conflict nor heartbreak nor even genuine...

David Brooks Writes a Yelp Review of the New Thai Restaurant

The new Thai restaurant, Pad Basil, is a great and searing contribution to the dining options on Tenth Avenue. It is a mind-altering account...

Honey and Haterade: for Obama’s Beyhive

  This summer, Avidly is periodically shifting to a mode better described as Rabidly. This series is curated by Brian Connolly and Lara Langer Cohen,...